Mathew M. Avram, M.D., J.D. is director of the Mass General Dermatology Laser & Cosmetic Center and director of Dermatologic Surgery at MGH. Dr. Avram is Faculty Director for Procedural Training in the Department of Dermatology and is Associate Professor of Dermatology at Harvard Medical School.
Dr. Avram attended college at Princeton University and completed his dermatology residency training at Harvard, where he served as chief resident. Subsequently, he completed his Mohs micrographic surgery, laser & cosmetics fellowship at UCLA.
Dr. Avram serves as the President of the American Society for Laser Medicine & Surgery (ASLMS) for 2017-2018. ASLMS has more than 4,000 physicians, scientists and others among its membership. Elected as Treasurer of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS), he also serves on their Executive Committee. Dr. Avram was the recipient of the ASLMS 2015 Annual Leon Goldman Award for excellence in research, patient care and education. In, 2016, he was recipient of the ASLMS Annual Ellet Drake Award for innovation in laser surgery.
Dr. Avram has co-authored or edited six textbooks and published more than 50 peer-reviewed publications including the New England Journal of Medicine, The Journal of the Academy of Dermatology, JAMA Dermatology, Lasers in Surgery and Medicine, and Dermatologic Surgery. He has chaired 23 national meetings and has delivered more than 500 invited lectures.
Dr. Avram is an expert in laser surgery, aesthetic dermatologic procedures such as Botox, dermal (facial) fillers, and dermatologic surgery. Boston Magazine has selected Dr. Avram as one of Boston’s Top Dermatologists. He is a frequent guest on the Dr. Oz show, ABC, NBC, CBS, FOX and has appeared multiple times in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, and numerous other media.